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Poling, Virgil Ellsworth, 1908-2001  Search this
United States. Agency for International Development  Search this
Dartmouth College  Search this
American Industrial Arts Association  Search this
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Physical Description:
1.6 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 2 series. Series 1: U.S. Agency for International Development Files, 1965-1974 (0.6 linear feet; Box 1) Series 2: Professional Files, 1939-1973 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 1-2, OV 3-4)
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The papers of educator and administrator Virgil Ellsworth Poling measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1939 to 1974. The collection comprises Poling's files from his work in Korea, Nigeria, and other countries evaluating and developing industry programs for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and professional files containing correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and other material relating to Poling's position as Director of Student Workshops at Dartmouth College, and his work with the American Industrial Arts Association.
Virgil Ellsworth Poling papers, 1939-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Related Materials:
Also at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Virgil Poling conducted on February 8, 1980 by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art.
Biography Note:
Virgil Ellsworth Poling (1908-2001) was an educator and administrator in Little Deer Isle, Maine.
Language Note:
English .
The Virgil Ellsworth Poling papers were donated in 1980-1981 by Virgil Poling.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Crafts  Search this
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
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Record number:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art